From the Heights of Science: A Soviet porcelain plate, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1921
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
bidding is closed
after the design by Sergei Chekhonin, with a Russian inscription 'From the heights of science you will see the dawn of the new day sooner than from the below, from the depth of trivial turmoil of everyday life', with hammer, sickle and cog dated 1921
For further information, please see T. Nosovich, I. Popova, Gosudarstvenniy Farforoviy Zavod, St Petersburg, 2005, p. 234 and N. Lobanov-Rostovksy, Revolutionary Ceramics, Soviet Porcelain 1917-1927, London, 1990, p. 43.